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by safeashouses
Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Special Prisons
Replies: 7
Views: 3041

It's a unit within a prison, UK has them too for 'special' prisoners like police, prosecution lawyers and even offending prison officers. It saves them from being recognised by their 'customers' and the repercussions that could ensue. :!:
by safeashouses
Tue Apr 15, 2008 11:14 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Saying adios to Carlos
Replies: 23
Views: 4064

Me and him are sorry to hear about your sad loss too Katy, we've been through it too so know how you're feeling. :cry:
by safeashouses
Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:11 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: Putting quotes in fancy boxes on the forum
Replies: 8
Views: 4824

To make it even easier I've copied and pasted a link to it here,

http://www.andalucia.com/forums/viewtop ... sc&start=0

I'd forgotten about all those great photos. :wink:
by safeashouses
Thu Apr 10, 2008 7:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: male or female
Replies: 56
Views: 9158

dido72 wrote:
katy wrote:Forgot to add, Dido, Spanish Lad is quite dishy...be even better if he got those darn cats neutered :wink:
He is a babe and he may even be an employed one too!! Ah if only I was 10 years younger.......and not married! :lol:
and if he had a shed too, we could form a queue. :lol:
by safeashouses
Tue Apr 08, 2008 1:25 pm
Forum: Travel, Tourism & Destinations
Topic: Feria de Abril, Sevilla
Replies: 4
Views: 1700

A very interesting site Don but you need to take the full stop off the end of the link. :D
by safeashouses
Sun Apr 06, 2008 10:15 am
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Potato Starch
Replies: 4
Views: 2936

:idea: Could you not just use plain flour to thicken the stock like Delia does. :?:

http://www.deliaonline.com/recipes/boeu ... 94,RC.html
by safeashouses
Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Urgent help needed - Mobile mechanic/cheap tow van
Replies: 13
Views: 3674

We had to have a head gasket replaced in UK it cost over a grand and as you say Spanish Lad mostly for labour. if we had known you could do it that cheap we would have flown you over.
by safeashouses
Tue Apr 01, 2008 10:17 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Home Made Wine....
Replies: 14
Views: 4807

I haven't made any for a long time because it's so cheap to buy now.

A friend makes Elderflower Presse a refreshing non alcoholic drink http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/pda/A3795690?s_id=3
by safeashouses
Tue Apr 01, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Food, Drink, Recipes & Gastronomy
Topic: Home Made Wine....
Replies: 14
Views: 4807

This is a good site with lots of info, advice, hints and tips.

http://www.winerecipesfromgeorge.co.uk/

I've made apple wine which never made it to bottle stage we just drank it from the demijohn. :oops:
by safeashouses
Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:19 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: National insurance contributions
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

SNAP - great minds thought alike Paula :wink: :lol:
by safeashouses
Tue Apr 01, 2008 5:18 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: National insurance contributions
Replies: 8
Views: 1438

Here's a link to the UK pensions website you should find all your answers here http://www.thepensionservice.gov.uk/ However you may not be able to get a state pension forecast at the moment. Important information We are currently unable to provide our usual pension forecasting service to some of our...
by safeashouses
Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:47 pm
Forum: Restaurants & Bars
Topic: Recommendation for a retaurant in Central Fuengirola
Replies: 13
Views: 6219

Although not a true spanish style restaurant, the cuisine is International/Italian, I would recommend Portofino on the sea front.

http://fuengirola.costasur.com/sites/po ... index.html
by safeashouses
Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:13 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Any advice on a pressy from the UK please.
Replies: 29
Views: 4747

Roz wrote:
I wouldn't bother with Kendal Mint Cake.
Wot's wrong with Kendal Mint Cake. :?: :shock: :wink:

How about I nice thick cardigan for those cold nights in the campo, they're back in fashion. :D
by safeashouses
Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Taxes- Income Tax
Replies: 7
Views: 1683

I have always believed that the tax was 'the hypothetical rental income your property would generate'! :o We have always paid about the same amount as you but we haven't had this year's bill yet. We don't rent our property either, well not for financial gain, it usually costs us money for friends an...
by safeashouses
Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:04 pm
Forum: DIY, Pools & Home Improvement
Topic: Using Bleach
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

If it is for mould on walls I would wear rubber gloves, pour bleach onto a damp cloth and rub over the wall. There are differing 'strengths' for example I would say that good old Domestos, which is available in Spain, is of a superior quality to cheaper and/or thinner makes. Bleaches can, if used in...
by safeashouses
Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:59 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: The Loss of My Cat
Replies: 16
Views: 3721

I've just cried for you, for yours, for me and for ours. That was a dreadful experience and I feel your pain. It gets a bit easier with time but not easy enough that I ever wish to lose another one so we're not having any more. :!: Putting poison down is unforgiveable and unnecessary. Will the perso...
by safeashouses
Sun Mar 16, 2008 9:49 pm
Forum: About This Forum
Topic: Where's the Link gone?
Replies: 6
Views: 4180

Yes it has disappeared I reckon adding in the Gardening Section may have made it drop off the bottom.
by safeashouses
Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: any idea what these are
Replies: 28
Views: 5305

Did you manage to find any more information ken2 :?:
by safeashouses
Sun Mar 16, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pensions - what to do when someone dies
Replies: 7
Views: 2928

I imagine the person who has power of attorney will be expected to notify the relevant offices who pay out the pensions of the death.

For the goverment pension this contact information may be useful:-

http://www.thepensionservice.gov.uk/con ... d-form.asp
by safeashouses
Fri Mar 07, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: Living in Andalucia
Topic: Gibraltar Border Friday 7th March
Replies: 3
Views: 1626

Copied & pasted from the Manilvalife forum:- The demonstration is regarding benefits - or lack of them - to the Spanish frontier workers. The demonstrators are meeting in Plaza de Constitution at 6.30pm (the main square in La Linea with the church), from where they will walk to the frontier. They wi...